Ashley Bailes's practice focuses on complex civil litigation in state and federal courts. She has worked on matters in a range of industries involving contract disputes, bankruptcy, consumer class actions, trade secrets, and legal malpractice. Ashley has experience in various aspects of pretrial litigation, including legal research, offensive and defensive discovery, motion practice, and depositions.
Ashley represents a variety of pro bono clients and is active in the Firm's Laredo Project. She currently represents a mother and son fleeing violence from their home country in asylum proceedings and has worked on the ground in Laredo, Texas, screening and counseling individuals seeking asylum in the United States.
She serves on Jones Day's Women RRAIN (Retention, Recruiting & Advancing in Networking) committee in Cleveland and is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.
- The Ohio State University (J.D. cum laude 2017; Executive Editor, Ohio State Law Journal; B.A. in Sociology magna cum laude 2014, with honors in Arts & Sciences; Phi Beta Kappa)
- Ohio and U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
- Extern, Capital Habeas Unit, Office of the Federal Public Defender, Southern District of Ohio (Summer 2015)
- Extern to Chief Judge R. Guy Cole Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit (Spring 2016)